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Don’t miss the general sessions during the conference! SHM prides itself on its world-class faculty and continues to lead the charge in this effort, providing Hospital Medicine 2020 attendees with featured speakers who are leaders in the field and who will examine today’s issues challenging everyone to be a part of the solution.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Friday, April 17, 2020

Update in Hospital Medicine Speakers

Scott Kaatz, DO, MSc, SFHM

Scott Kaatz, DO, MSc, SFHM

Wayne State University
Henry Ford Hospital
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Medical Director for Professional Development and Research

Dr. Scott Kaatz is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University and a hospitalist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, where he serves as the Medical Director for Professional Development and Research in the Division of Hospital Medicine. He attended medical school at Michigan State University and completed his residency in internal medicine at Henry Ford Hospital. Later in his career, he earned his master’s degree in Evidence-Based Health Care from Oxford University. He has a long-standing research interest in anticoagulation and thromboembolic disease and was the Medical Director of the Anticoagulation Clinics for the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI for 15 years.

Dr. Kaatz is a Fellow of American College of Physicians and a Senior Fellow with the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is president of the Anticoagulation Forum and Thrombosis and past president of Hemostasis Societies of North America and the Michigan Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He also has serves on the Medical Scientific Advisory Board of the National Blood Clot Alliance and has served on the National Certification Board of Anticoagulation Providers. He has participated in many research studies with an emphasis on anticoagulation, atrial fibrillation, peri-procedural anticoagulation and venous thromboembolism prevention, diagnosis and treatment; and has published over 250, articles, book chapters and abstracts in this field.

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Kurt Pfeifer, MD, SFHM, FACP

Kurt Pfeifer, MD, SFHM, FACP

Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Kurt Pfeifer completed medical school and internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin prior to serving there as chief resident. He subsequently joined the faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin and served as Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency for 9 years. He is currently the director of the preoperative evaluation clinic at the Froedtert and Medical College Eye Institute and a member of the Kern Institute at MCW. His clinical and scholarly activities focus primarily on perioperative and consultative medicine, medical education and career development. Dr. Pfeifer has co-authored over 300 student and resident abstracts, case reports and national presentations and has written and lectured extensively on perioperative medicine and medical education. He is also Associate Editor for shmConsults.com, an online curriculum for perioperative and consultative medicine, and co-chair of SHM’s Perioperative/Co-management Special Interest Group.